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Patema Inverted

"Patema Inverted" Released In UK Cinemas This May

by Grant Whiteon April 4, 2014
  Anime Limited will be releasing Yasuhiro Yoshiura’s Patema Inverted in UK cinemas this May. Patema is the princess of a subterranean society of humans who longs to go beyond the winding maze of tunnels. Doing so leads her to encounter a boy named Age, whose entire world is literally 180 degrees from that of […]
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Kelly Osbourne Joins Voice Cast of Disney's "The 7D"

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter states that Kelly Osbourne has joined the cast of Disney’s The 7D TV series, which promises a modern-day take on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs set to premiere this summer. Osbourne will play Hildy Gloom, “a novice witch who, together with her warlock husband Grim (Jess Harnell), haplessly plot to overthrow […]

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Hollywood Reporter on Disney's Success with "Tinker Bell" Movies

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter examines the “stealth success” of the Tinker Bell direct-to-video animated features for Disney, the fifth of which (The Pirate Fairy) was released last Tuesday, April 1, 2014. The article examines the franchise’s troubled start, where a movie already several years in production was scrapped with the arrival of John Lasseter and Ed […]
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DreamWorks Animation Television Names Brenda Freeman as Head of Marketing

by Ed Liuon April 2, 2014
Variety reports that Brenda Freeman has been named head of marketing for DreamWorks Animation Television. Freeman is an industry veteran, moving to the new position from her current one as chief marketing officer of Turner Animation and Cartoon Network. Prior to that position, Freeman was senior VP of integrated marketing and promotions for the Nickelodeon […]

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PR: Cartoon Network Enterprises & WeLoveFine Launch "Steven Universe" Design Contest

by Ed Liuon April 2, 2014
Cartoon Network Enterprises & WeLoveFine Launch Steven Universe Design Contest            Fans to Submit Designs Based on Network’s Hit Animated Series; Series Creator Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey & Steven Sugar To Guest Judge! Do YOU believe in Steven? Then polish your gems, take to the Internet and start designing! Cartoon Network Enterprises and WeLoveFine today […]
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Get Cooking With Fabulous 'Free Birds' Recipe Cards

by Grant Whiteon April 2, 2014
If you’re in the UK and haven’t seen it yet, hit animated family comedy Free Birds is now available for HD download and you can help the Turkey Freedom Front by trying out the tasty treats on these free recipe cards. Ideal fun for parents and kids.

PR: Get ready for MCM Ireland Comic Con! (RDS Dublin, 12-13 April)

by Grant Whiteon April 2, 2014
MCM IRELAND COMIC CON – RDS DUBLIN – 12-13 APRIL Get ready for MCM Ireland Comic Con! Calling all Irish sci-fi, videogame, comics, cosplay and anime fans! The first ever MCM Ireland Comic Con comes to Dublin’s RDS on 12-13 April for a weekend jam-packed with geeky goodness. Special guests already confirmed for the show […]
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PR: VIZ Media's Neon Alley Begins New Era for Digital Anime

by Ed Liuon April 1, 2014
VIZ MEDIA’S NEON ALLEY BEGINS A NEW ERA FOR DIGITAL ANIME AND DELIVERS THE BEST IN FREE DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING Online Anime Streaming Brand Offers New Free On-Demand Options Also Available With Hulu And Hulu Plus Including Episodes Of BLEACH, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, RANMA ½ And More! San Francisco, CA, March 31, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC […]

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Eddie Lawrence, Comedian and Actor, 1919 - 2014

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2014
Actor and comedian Eddie Lawrence passed away on March 25, 2014, at the age of 95. Lawrence was best known for his “Old Philosopher” routine, where he would alternate increasingly outlandish fictional troubles with a clichéd refrain to carry on regardless. The character gave Lawrence (and numerous imitators) a framework for comedy sketches and commercials […]
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Lorenzo Semple, Jr, 1966 "Batman" TV Series Screenwriter, 1923 - 2014

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter marks the passing of Lorenzo Semple, Jr., the screenwriter who is most likely to be remembered as the scribe for the first four episodes of the 1966 Batman TV series and the author of the series “bible,” which set the tone for the iconic superhero show. Semple contributed many instantly recognizable elements […]